long-term Reviews

Maruti Swift Dzire ZDi (Second report)

Maruti Swift Dzire ZDi (Second report)

9,500km report: The Dzire, which has already proven its mettle as a practical city commuter, impresses on the rain-l...

Mahindra Thar CRDe (First report)

Mahindra Thar CRDe (First report)

FIRST REPORT: Off-road on Sunday, office on Monday. That’s the brief for our new long-termer. Will it be equal...

Honda Brio V (Second report)

Honda Brio V (Second report)

10,500km report: With its compact footprint and Honda reliability, the capable Brio is one of the best small cars yo...

Tata Nano Lx 2012 (Second Report)

Tata Nano Lx 2012 (Second Report)

4,620 km report: The Nano is proof of how drastically the template for affordable cars has changed over the past few...

Hyundai Eon (Second report)

Hyundai Eon (Second report)

We put our little Eon through the ultimate test-battling it out in grueling Mumbai rush-hour traffic on a daily basis.

Maruti Swift Dzire ZDi (First report)

Maruti Swift Dzire ZDi (First report)

When it comes to everyday practical transport, Maruti seems to have hit the nail on the head with the new under-four...

VW Jetta 2.0TDi (Third report)

VW Jetta 2.0TDi (Third report)

17,500km report Our Jetta’s been for its first scheduled service and is all the better for it. The bill was sur...

Tata Aria (Second report)

Tata Aria (Second report)

20,000km report: The perfect car to take a bunch of tired people on a ‘susegaad’ holiday. We drive the ...

Tata Nano Lx 2012 (First Report)

Tata Nano Lx 2012 (First Report)

First report Our future’s bright, atleast when it comes to driving into Mumbai’s rush hour. Meet the late...

Honda Brio V (First Report)

Honda Brio V (First Report)

Honda's cheerful Brio has injected some fun back into the mundane urban commutes and helped us find some neat shortcuts.

Hyundai Eon (First Report)

Hyundai Eon (First Report)

Our Little Eon goes through a family weekend. So how does it fit in the scheme of Sunday things?                      

VW Jetta 2.0TDi  (Second report)

VW Jetta 2.0TDi (Second report)

13,700km report Kerala for Christmas. The Jetta proved its tremendous long-distance abilities on the 6000km drive.    

VW Jetta 2.0TDi (First Report)

VW Jetta 2.0TDi (First Report)

Our new Jetta has quickly proved that it is capable of playing just about any role with consumate ease.                

Tata Aria 4X2 (First report)

Tata Aria 4X2 (First report)

First report The Aria is slowly creeping up our list of weekend favourites due to its highway prowess.                

Maruti WagonR

Maruti WagonR

Maruti’s newest is our fleet’s latest, and high expectations abound.                                        

Ford Fiesta 1.6 S (Classic)

Ford Fiesta 1.6 S (Classic)

The Fiesta comes alive when you drive it aggressively-just like any self-respecting BMW                                

Chevrolet Spark

Chevrolet Spark

You know how we never quite believe the ads we see on TV or in the papers? However, every now and then along comes an...

Skoda Fabia 1.2 Petrol

Skoda Fabia 1.2 Petrol

Our long-term Fabia may have only ponies instead of real horses, but you certainly can’t fault the fabulous car...

Skoda Laura 1.8 TSI

Skoda Laura 1.8 TSI

Bagfuls of torque, slingshot acceleration and mile-eating ability make the Skoda Laura TSI an irresistible choice. An...

Ford Fiesta 1.6 S (Classic)

Ford Fiesta 1.6 S (Classic)

In a market where everyone is going soft on their suspension settings, the S’s harder edge comes as a breath of...